Two gigantic petrified tree trunks found in Lesvos (photos)

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Two gigantic petrified tree trunks, lying one on top of one another, were discovered during salvage excavations conducted by the Petrified Forest Natural History Museum of Lesvos in cooperation with PPC Renewables.

The 21- and 23-metre-long trunks are of coniferous trees and the largest found anywhere in the area of Lesvos’ petrified forest.

According to museum director and University of Aegean professor Nikos Zouros, the trees “are probably ancestral forms of sequoia trees, and further research will confirm the details of their identity”…>>>read more>>>

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